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New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tano)

This twelve-piece, limited-edition box set—an African Poetry Book Fund (APBF) project—features the work of eleven new African poets.


A powerful immigrant story of family, love, assimilation, and a provocative look inside the contemporary book business.

The Girl with the Golden Shoes

A dazzling coming-of-age novella, now an Essence Magazine best seller, by Jamaica’s top-selling writer.

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Upcoming Events

Achy Obejas — MLA Convention, Chicago, IL

1/3/19 – 1/6/19

Achy Obejas (The Tower of the Antilles) will be appearing on programming at the annual MLA Convention in Chicago. Full program details and more information:

Bobby Sullivan — Firestorm Books & Coffee, Asheville, NC

1/12/19, 3:00pm

Bobby Sullivan presents Revolutionary Threads at Firestorm Books & Coffee.

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